1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

JULY
Wed
July 1
Toledo Mud Hens Game
Fri
July 3
All Senior Centers CLOSED for
Independence Day
Thurs
July 9
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Fri
July 10
Last Day to sign up for
Good Times Cruise, Sandusky
Call your local Senior Center for information
Mon
July 20
12:30 - Parkinsons's Support Group
at Bryan
Mon
July 27
9:30 - Caregivers Support Group
at Montpelier
1:00 - Low Vision Support Group
at Edon
 
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 10
3:30-5:30 Euchre Tournament
at Bryan - Supper following
Tue
Aug 11
4:30-5:30 Pioneer Evening Meal
Chicken Wings, Baked Potato, Green Bean Casserole, Jell-O Cake, Dinner Roll, Juice
Thurs
Aug 13
Birthday and Anniversary Day
Mon
Aug 17
8:15 Leaving for Good Times Cruise
12:30 Parkinson's Support Group
at Bryan
Mon
Aug 24
9:30 - Alzheimer's Support Group
at Montpelier
1:00 Low Vision Support Group
at Edgerton
 
SEPTEMBER  
Mon
Sept 7
ALL Centers Closed for Labor Day
Thurs
Sept 7
Senior Day at the Fair
 

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
JULY  
Fri
July 2
10:30 Make Bird Feeders
Mon
July 13
11:00 Hearing Aid cleaning
Tue
July 14
11:00 Blood Pressure Checks
Fri
July 17
11:00 Speakers from the Filling Home
Mon
July 20
4:00 Dinner out at
Butler Eaton Haus
 
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 3
11:00 Hearing Aid cleaning
Fri
Aug 7
9:00 leave for Shipshewana Shopping
Mon
Aug 31
4:00 Dinner out at
Rita's in Edgerton
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
JULY  
Mon
July 13
Senior Night Out
Wed
July 15
1:30 Make your own Sundae
Wed
July 22
1:30 Ice Cream at the Bulldog Cafe
 
AUGUST  
Wed
Aug 5
Shopping in Bryan
Thurs
Aug 6
9:00 Leave for Shipshewana
Mon
Aug 24
Senior Night Out
Tue
Aug 25
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER

 Exercise class everyday 9:15
JULY
Tue
July 7
4:15 Senior Night out Auntie V's
Mon
July 13
11:30 Lunch with Donna
 
AUGUST  
Tue
Aug 18
4:15 Wise Guys Pizza
 

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

JULY  
Thurs
July 2
10:30 Shake Raddle & Roll
Tue
July 7
12:30 Shop Bryan
Thurs
July 16
12:30 Edon Dairy Treat
Tue
July 21
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Thurs
July 23
1:00 Shop Auburn
Fri
July 24
10:30 Program by Dottie Vollmer
Mon
July 27
12:30 Open Meeting with Donna
 
AUGUST  
Tue
Aug 4
4:00 Dinner at Essen House
Fri
Aug 14
10:30 Hearing Aid cleaning
Mon
Aug 17
12:30 Farmers Market
Tue
Aug 18
5:00 Pickin' & Grinnin'
Opdycke Gang
Thurs
Aug 20
12:30 Shop Angola
Fri
Aug 28
10:30 Program by Dottie Vollmer
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

JULY
Mon
July 6
10:30 Homemade Ice Cream
Mon
July 13
4:30 Dinner at Rita's
 
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 17
Dinner at Das Essen Haus
Tue
Aug 25
8:00 Shipshewana
Wed
Aug 26
10:30 Blood Pressure Check
 

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

JULY  
Mon
July 6
11:45 Blood Pressure Checks
Wed & Thurs
July 22 & 23
9-1 Garage Sale
 
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 3
11:45 Blood Pressure Checks
Tue
Aug 4
Cooking @ home... ideas by seniors
Thurs
Aug 20
12:00 Speaker on Smart Energy
Mon
Aug 31
12:00 Speaker from Health Dept
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

   Euchre Days - Mondays in July 7 & 20; August 3, 17 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Every Tuesday for July and August
JULY  
Wed
July 1
10:00 Blood Pressure Checks
Wed
July 8
10:30 Hearing Aid cleaning
Tue
July 21
Senior Night Out
 
AUGUST  
Fri
Aug 7
Speaker - Donna Sprow
Wed
Aug 12
10:30 Hearing Aid cleaning
Mon
Aug 31
Visit Homestead after Lunch
 

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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